Questions tagged [digital-recording]

A medium in which video (and possibly accompanying audio) information is stored in binary format. Also, the process of transferring video information to a digital storage medium.

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Connecting CCTV coax-based video surveillance cameras to a Synology IP solution

[I hope this is on-topic here as it appears somewhat related questions have been asked before] I have a 4-camera analog CCTV system using coax cable. I'd like to replace my analog DVR (digital video ...
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Film or digital for a hundred hours of footage? Looking at cost and durability

What method would be the most convenient for storing over a hundred hours of footage? Digital looks convenient, but I think backing up that much video can be expensive. My inspiration is Jonas Mekas, ...
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What causes audio sync drift when digitizing VHS?

In the process of digitizing family VHS tapes, amateur video producers often encounter audio drift or skew where the audio track becomes out of sync with the video: It slowly dawned on me that the ...
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Is there a way to screen record with 1000fps?

I'm looking for software that can screen record (windows 10) at 1000fps. I will record a game and want to take timings and I need 1000fps at least. I don't care if the game doesn't reach that 1000fps ...
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Recording 720p source with 1080p

I have started video recording some of my game sessions recently. Some of the consoles I am using output 720p and I was wondering what the effect would be, if I record them with 1080p: How does that ...
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Is there a way to record my handwriting and/or drawing as a transparent video in motion?

I would prefer to achieve this with my iPad, but I also have an iMac if necessary. What I want is to record my own handwriting and put the resulting video in real time on top of another video. An app ...
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Is coaxial cable an option for distances of around 150 m to transfer SDI digital signals

Is coaxial cable an option for distances of around 150 m to transfer SDI digital signals? If coaxial cable can be considered an option for a distance of 150 m, is the cost of deploying coaxial cable,...
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Calculate coaxial cable type/grade to transfer digital video signals to a known distance/length

To transfer digital video signals to a known distance/length, like "L", I need to calculate which type/grade of coaxial cable I need to implement. I was wondering what is the industry/best practice ...
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Can I digitalize a video with a RCA-Jack adapter?

I have a stereo AUX to Jack adapter that can be plugged to an old cassette-based video recorder Would I be able to digitize my video with this AUX to Jack adapter? I would run the casette on the ...
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Best quality conversion from VHS to digital domain (USA)

I (like everyone else) have some old home movies on VHS, VHS-C and 8MM (and maybe a couple DV even...). I'd like to get them on my computer so I can edit them and store them. In the past, I've used ...
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Suggestion to record video from TV

I don't know much about video recording. I want to record some programs from home TV that receives signal from the normal coaxial cable. I'm seen some VCR/DVD Recorders that record digital and air ...
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How can I record Adobe Flash Player stream

I am learning English and I want to record this stream. It's using Flash Player and in addition include PDF doc. Thanks for your interest.
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Started to record over AVI file

I have an AVI file. It was an hour or so long file. Then I accidentally started recording over that same file. The old video is still there but all the video players don't see it. Is there any way to ...
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VHS to digital, flickering, lack of video and good sound

I'm trying to convert some VHS videos into digital. To do so, I got the VGB100 from August and connected it to the VHS player and to my computer. I've used two applications to capture video: Arcsoft ...
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deinterlace on the fly with an external recorder

Is anyone aware of an external recorder that can deinterlace on the fly? I know that the Shogun can downconvert 4k to 1080p so that you retain more sharpness, and the Pix devices can also do similar ...
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What is the significance of this "RED, Digital, and Film Format Size Chart"?

Little context is offered when this chart: is linked. What does it mean?
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Determining original resolution of an upscaled digital image?

It is believed that anime is made at resolutions below 1080p. most anime are [made in 720p]. Very few anime series are produced in native 1080p. Yet if anime is sold on Blu-Ray, it is (usually) in ...
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Live video and sound recording (NOT from a security camera) sent to a remote server

What is the least painful way to achieve this?: Video and audio recording on a HD video camera (NOT a security camera) in XP quality, with 1 HDMI output and WIFI capability Somehow connect the camera ...
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Can I record directly to a computer with the HC-V250?

I'm considering purchase of the Panasonic HC-V250, but my primary use case is recording directly to a folder on my computer. (I do a lot of post-production editing, so I need all the files on my ...
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What is the technical advantage of celluloid film over digital?

I know that digital is used more than celluloid now. Still, I would like to know why celluloid film is still favored by some film makers. Only a few years ago celluloid was the standard. What was/is ...
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How to capture / upload videos at scheduled times

Let's say there is a conference and there are several hour-long talks by speakers. Is there a way to setup a stationary camera that will Record specific talks (say the talks that start at 8:00a, 10:...
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How can I record audio & video synced with another audio file?

I want to record a drum cover. I have three input sources: a camera, the output of my electronic drum kit (computer registers it as a microphone), and an existing audio file (the song). I want to ...
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Can i record continuously, keeping just the last N minutes?

I'd like to use a GoPro Hero2 or 3+ black to record video continuously, but want it to store only the last N minutes (or megabytes). Is this possible? From the manual, I believe no, but I probably ...
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short Train movie for school

I am a 7th grader and in school I have to make a funny movie. In this movie we are going to film a close-up of a model train to make it look like a real train and show a man in the middle of the ...
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Reliable way to burn VIDEO_TS folder on a DVD?

I'm building a video dvd for a wedding. I have rendered the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders using an authoring software. I have burned them into a DVD using Windows, but the DVD is unreadable on 3 ...
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What's the minimum needed to make a video of my guitar performance with good quality sound?

I've recorded a lot of my audio guitar performances successfully, enjoying the ability to edit out some mistakes thru post-production editing of the .aif files. Typically I just plug the guitar into ...
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Best Program for combining Images and Videos onto a DVD with menu

I thought there would be 100 and 1 good solutions for this but so far I have not found something that could all of the following: Create a DVD-player DVD Have a menu with options Have images & ...
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Minimising image noise within the recording of indoor office environments

Background I have a Panasonic HDC-HS700 camera that I am using to record indoor office scenes. The scenes are illuminated predominantly by fluoro lighting, with little natural light, however there ...
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FPS for the internet

HI I want to know how many FPS I should use for a video for the internet. I guess it depends on where I am going to show it? youtube, vimeo, etc?. if you can, please, give me a list of possibilities, ...
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Split-screen closed-circuit sports recording

We want to make recordings of high school hockey games for coach and player reviewing. However, getting a good shot of the entire rink with one camera is impossible. Using a student to record the ...
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Why is Audio and Video out of Sync during recording?

I make a 30 second recording using a webcam on a laptop. When I play the .avi file afterwards, the audio and video are out of step. The sound starts arriving about a second after it should do and gets ...
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Burn a single HD video into a DVD without losing quality

I created a video (slideshow of 14.2MP photos and music) using Windows Live Movie Maker. The video's resolution is 1440x1080 and is as WMV with 840MB. Now what I want is to burn that HD video (no ...
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Camera shake produces ripple-like effect

I'm using a Kodak Zi8 at the moment, but I've noticed this effect on other cameras. When a camera is moving it occasionally produces fun house mirror-style effects. It makes things appear to stretch ...
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Audio from PA system to Camcorder

I've been asked to video tape a Q/A session with a speaker, and I plan to use my HD camcorder (http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-HDC-TM700K-Camcorder-Control-Internal/dp/B0035LD0EY). The issue is that ...
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Video capture device for senior citizen

My father has a large collection of video tapes that he wants to transfer to digital format. He's brilliant, but getting up in age and I'm finding that he is having an increasingly harder time with ...
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What are or where to find SDI record start/stop ancillary packet specification for Sony, Red or Panasonic

SDI video coming out of cameras can trigger the video recorder to start and stop via ancillary packets usually contained in the HANC space. I've found the ARRI specification for this packet in their ...
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Automated Commercial Recorder

I'm working on a project and one part of the project needs me to create an application that needs to record commercials from the TV shows. Basically people skip commercials, but in my case I need to ...
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Recording Video From one PC to Another

I'm planning on recording PC screens in general, including gaming and videos. I'm aware of screen capture software like FRAPS, Playclaw etc. and have tested them out, but the increased strain on my ...
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What would you recommend me to record videos while playing Xbox360

I would like to record some videos while playing on the Xbox360. I've been looking around and I would prefer to not use the PC to record (a PCIe card, for example) and I've come across the following ...
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Best way to output two streams, and add lower thirds keying to one stream?

We are looking to enhance our production with some lower thirds keying on our video. We currently output a single HD stream and encode it in real time. This output doesn't have any keying because it'...
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Screen Output to Projector and Another Computer Recording the Screen

I'll be recording some conference talks/tutorials in a couple of weeks and needed a way to capture the presenter screen without requiring them to install additional software on their machine. The ...
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Can I use a computer as the processing unit of a video camera instead of the onboard chip?

I have been wondering for a while if we could connect a camera to a computer and let the computer do the processing, that way we would have access to things that the camera wouldn't be able to do ...
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Recording a gaming console onto my computer from my TV

So I have a TV with two types of inputs. Composite (just mono), and coaxial - yes it's a pretty old TV. I play a video game that I want to record some matches of onto my laptop so I can edit the clips ...
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Video Booth / Video Guest Book for Events

I am looking for a solution for windows/linux to create a video guest book for a wedding. The application would run on a netbook or a laptop with a front facing webcam. Basically, people should be ...
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First steps in time lapse

I've always been fascinated by time-lapse videos, and i wanted to give it a try. I don't have much, just a Canon Digital IXUS970, which can record up to 4GB of video. (and i think this is enought to ...
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Converting SECAM VHS to a digital format

A project I am part of would ideally require to incorporate extract of several hour longs video interviews from the 1980s. They are on VHS video tape, Stereo SECAM (French system). I have (good) ...
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Best Digital recorder for use as a ‘body pack’ + good field recorder?

I'm looking at getting something to use as a 'body pack' as opposed to using a wireless setup when using a lavalier microphone. I've looked into Tascam DR-08 vs. Zoom H1 or other. I found a ...
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